How To Turn Off Anonymous Mode In Fortnite?

Wondering how to unhide your name in Fortnite? Disable the Fortnite Anonymous Mode with the help of this easy guide.

Many gamers prefer playing Fortnite anonymously for one or more reasons. The Anonymous mode ensures that a gamer’s name stays hidden from other players. But, it can be annoying too if you need other gamers to know who you are. Hiding your name in Fortnite is Epic Games’ way of providing parental controls for safety reasons. But what if you enabled the Anonymous mode by mistake? Or need to make your name visible in Fortnite again but can’t figure out how? For these questions and more such doubts, we will show you how to turn off the Anonymous mode in Fortnite.

Fortnite is an action-loaded game that explains why some parents would take preventive measures for their children. However, just using your preferred name in Fortnite isn’t too unsafe, is it? That is why you should know how to hide and unhide your name at will in Fortnite.

How to Disable the Anonymous Mode in Fortnite to Unhide My Name?


Disabling Anonymous mode is an easy task and takes just a few clicks/selections. Here are the steps to unhide your name in Fortnite:

  1. Open Fortnite on your computer/console or phone.
  2. From the home screen, open ‘Settings’.
  3. Select the ‘Account and Privacy’ tab. It is the ‘Human shaped’ icon on the far-right.
  4. Scroll down and you will see the ‘Gameplay Privacy’ section.
  5. Turn off the Anonymous Mode.

This is how you can turn off the Anonymous mode in Fortnite. Once you disable it, other Fortnite players will be able to see your name. Also, your name in Fortnite is always visible to your teammates no matter if you’re playing anonymously or not. So, let other gamers see your name while playing Fortnite as explained above.

If need be, you can also hide your name in Fortnite with the anonymous mode.